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Absolute Strength for Grapplers

Absolute Strength for Grapplers

One important attribute in all sports, especially grappling sports, is absolute strength. Absolute strength represents the maximal amount of force an athlete can produce. Gains in absolute strength for a grappler lead to stronger takedowns, better sprawls, improved control, and the ability to use strength to force submissions when technique fails.

Tue Oct 11, 2022
Conditioning for Grapplers

Conditioning for Grapplers

When most think of conditioning work, their mind goes to exercises like long-distance jogging or hill sprints. While these exercises are excellent options to choose when building aerobic capacity, they aren’t exactly relative to the sport. If you want to maximize the conditioning for a specific sport, you must find ways to tax and fatigue the athlete relative to their sport.

Tue Oct 04, 2022
WSBB Blog: Protect Your Neck

WSBB Blog: Protect Your Neck

The importance of neck training, and it's relation to head injury prevention.

Fri Jan 14, 2022
WSBB Blog: Effective Lower Body Exercises for Grapplers

WSBB Blog: Effective Lower Body Exercises for Grapplers

Grappling is one of the most ancient tests of skill, strength, and endurance in the...

Mon Nov 22, 2021
WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

When it comes to the demand placed on absolute strength, explosive strength, strength endurance, and...

Mon Nov 01, 2021
WSBB Blog Gold Medal Grappling

WSBB Blog Gold Medal Grappling

Tags: Squat, Endurance, GPP The Olympics are in full swing, and with that, grapplers from around...

Sat Aug 07, 2021
WSBB Blog: Neck Training for Combat Sports Athletes

WSBB Blog: Neck Training for Combat Sports Athletes

Tags: Grip, MMA, Maximal Results Time to Read: 3.5min In the world of combat sports, barbell...

Wed Jun 09, 2021
WSBB Blog: The Russian Bear Aleksandr Karelin

WSBB Blog: The Russian Bear Aleksandr Karelin

Tags: Grappling, MMA, Grip Time to Read: 4min One of the most prolific grapplers of the...

Thu Apr 22, 2021
WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for MMA

WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for MMA

Tags: MMA, Conjugate Method, Absolute Strength Time to Read: 3.5 min  Mixed martial arts is...

Tue Mar 23, 2021
WSBB Blog: Jump Training for Fighters

WSBB Blog: Jump Training for Fighters

Tags: Jumping, Fighting, Conjugate Time to Read: 4min When it comes to training fighters, continuing...

Mon Jan 25, 2021
WSBB Blog: Up Your Clinch Game!

WSBB Blog: Up Your Clinch Game!

Tags: Fighters, Clinch, Endurance Time to Read: 4min Muay Thai kickboxing is one of the...

Mon Dec 07, 2020
WSBB Blog: Training to Fight like Tyson

WSBB Blog: Training to Fight like Tyson

Tags: Knockout, Fighters, Strength Time to Read: 3 min When it comes to professional fighters,...

Tue Nov 24, 2020
WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for BJJ

WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for BJJ

Tags: Endurance, BJJ,  Time to Read: 4min Strength endurance training is an often overlooked method...

Wed Nov 11, 2020
WSBB Blog: 5 Fundamental Exercises For MMA

WSBB Blog: 5 Fundamental Exercises For MMA

Tags: MMA, Conditioning, Grappling  Time to Read: 3.5min When training for mixed martial arts, the...

Mon Nov 09, 2020
WSBB Blog: Knockout Power, Utilizing the Conjugate System for Boxing

WSBB Blog: Knockout Power, Utilizing the Conjugate System for Boxing

Tags: Athletes , Conditioning , Explosive Read Time: 3 Minutes Westside Barbell, and The Westside Barbell Method has...

Fri Nov 06, 2020
WSBB Blog: Absolute Strength Development for Grappling

WSBB Blog: Absolute Strength Development for Grappling

Tags: Grappling, Absolute Strength, Athletes Whether you are competing in Wrestling, Judo, or Brazilian Jiu...

Wed Oct 07, 2020
Episode 38 - Tom Barry talks with UFC's Matt Brown

Episode 38 - Tom Barry talks with UFC's Matt Brown

Mon May 20, 2019